Snowden & old sales model barriers for full cloud adoption

Palm Springs, Calif. – You may not know it, given all the cloud talk and buzz around the subject, but there are issues blocking the full acceptance of the cloud in several large

Published on: October 25th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Security vendor launches a division for government and education markets

Kaspersky Lab has a new division that will work with its corporate sales team and channel partners specifically for Government and Education markets. The new division will be called the SLED team; SLED stands

Published on: April 15th, 2013 CDN Staff

Government BlackBerries a security risk: privacy commissioner

Canada's privacy watchdog says some federal departments have no security procedures in place for recovering, wiping or encrypting lost and stolen BlackBerry smart phones.The oversight is just one of a laundry list of

Published on: October 6th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

IT community wants specifics on Digital Nation policy

The Conservative government will soon launch a public consultation on the matter of a digital economy strategy to make Canada more competitive. But while the dialogue will be helpful, one industry observer warns

Published on: April 20th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Targeting the federal government IT opportunity

An informal survey of government-focused resellers, analysts and industry observers indicates the federal government's information technology priorities aren't all that different from most large private sector organizations: infrastructure consolidation, virualization, and improved service

Published on: February 22nd, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Decision to prorogue Parliament delays anti-spam bill

Anti-spam legislation that was as close as two weeks away from gaining royal assent has been scrubbed after the government suspended Parliament until March.Prime Minister Stephen Harper asked the Governor General to prorogue

Published on: January 5th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Public sector IT priority: Improved service delivery

Members of the IT channel community that sell into the public sector will be working with a sector that faces counter-cyclical pressures, driven both by the challenging economy and the need to modernize

Published on: December 1st, 2009 Jeff Jedras